Posts Tagged "Don Tate"

Strong as Sandow: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 0 comments

25 librarians,classroom teachers and physical education teachers won copies of this book thanks to Charlesbridge Publishing!   ABOUT THE BOOK Strong as Sandow: How Eugen Sandow Became the Strongest Man on Earth By Don Tate Illustrated by Don Tate Published by Charlesbridge ISBN-13: 9781580896283 Age Range: 6 – 9 Years Little Friedrich Müller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he to no avail. As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked...

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Strong As Sandow: Author/Illustrator Fitness Video & Lesson Plans

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Discussion Questions, KidLit Tool: Educator Guide, KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers, Theme: Physical Fitness, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

STRONG AS SANDOW Fitness Video and Lesson Plans Best Users: Librarians, Physical Education Teachers, Educators Best Audience: Children Grades 01-04   EXPLORE THE VIDEO & LESSON PLANS “Sparked by his own passion for bodybuilding and physical fitness, Tate recounts the story of Eugen Sandow (1867–1925) in this inspirational picture book.” —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW Curious City spent two days interviewing and filming author/illustrator Don Tate’s “nothing in moderation” approach to picture book making and physical fitness. Both passions came...

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Don Tate’s Poet: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 0 comments

HISTORICAL PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY For Educators, Librarians, and Community Organizers Serving Kids in Grades 01-09 (Closed-Sorry) We are honored to have offered 25 copies of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses 
Horton, a nonfiction picture book by Don Tate (Peachtree Publishers), as individual giveaways to clever entrants. Our thanks to Peachtree Publishers for the donation! The book tells the story of a North Carolina man who spent his lifetime writing and performing poetry despite being enslaved. For most of Horton’s life, words were the only freedom available to him. Want to use...

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Words as Freedom: Poetry Workshop Based on Don Tate’s Poet

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, KidLit Tool: Activites for Picture Books, Theme: African American, Theme: History (US), Theme: Poetry | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses 
Horton, a nonfiction picture book by Don Tate (Peachtree Publishers), 
tells the story of a North Carolina man who spent his lifetime writing and performing poetry despite being enslaved. For most of Horton’s life, words were the only freedom available to him. “Fascinated by the power of words, Horton taught himself to read and began composing verses…remarkable man’s life offers a new perspective with remarkable clarity.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review POETRY WORKSHOP For Classrooms, Libraries &...

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It Jes’ Happened: Art Curriculum

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Activites for Picture Books, Theme: African American, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Theme: Cross Generational, Theme: Language Arts & Writing | 0 comments

  IT JES’ HAPPENED: WHEN BILL TRAYLOR LEARNED TO DRAW Art Curriculum Best Users: Art Educators, Librarians, Classroom Teachers, Community Groups, Senior Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 03-12   ART CURRICULUM How will Bill Traylor’s visual stories influence others in depicting their own? The award‐winning picture book It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw by Don Tate and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie (Lee & Low Books) describes the way that artist Bill Traylor (1854‐1949) discovered drawing, painting, and visual storytelling at eighty-five...

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